Fish oil

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Fish oil is derived from the tissues of oily fish and contains omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexenoic acid (DHA).

Some animal studies have found that fish oil increases dopamine, which may be low in CFS patients.[1][2][3]

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  1. Chalon, Sylvie; Delion-Vancassel, Sylvie; Belzung, Catherine; Guilloteau, Denis; Leguisquet, Anne-Marie; Besnard, Jean-Claude; Durand, Georges (1998-12-01), "Dietary Fish Oil Affects Monoaminergic Neurotransmission and Behavior in Rats", The Journal of Nutrition, 128 (12): 2512–2519, ISSN 0022-3166, PMID 9868201, retrieved 2016-11-09 
  2. Innis, Sheila M.; Owens, Sylvia de la Presa (2001-01-01), "Dietary Fatty Acid Composition in Pregnancy Alters Neurite Membrane Fatty Acids and Dopamine in Newborn Rat Brain", The Journal of Nutrition, 131 (1): 118–122, ISSN 0022-3166, PMID 11208947, retrieved 2016-11-09 
  3. Shin, Samuel S.; Dixon, C. Edward (2011-06-08), "Oral fish oil restores striatal dopamine release after traumatic brain injury", Neuroscience Letters, 496 (3): 168–171, ISSN 0304-3940, doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2011.04.009, retrieved 2016-11-09 


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